We’ve all heard of the buddy system and mentoring. Here’s how peer mentoring can boost team culture, increase sense of belonging, and help swimmers improve.
Much is made about having lots of talent. But talent alone doesn’t make champion swimmers. Here’s what to focus on instead.
Want better workouts? A bullet-proof race plan? Less anxiety behind the blocks? Yup—the simple act of journaling can help. Big time. Here’s how.
There are lots of benefits to spending time each day on your mindset. Besides the whole swimming faster thing, here is what else that happens.
No matter how committed you are to your goals there will be days where the last thing you want to do is go to the pool. Here’s what to focus on.
We all experience it at one point or another in training and competition. Here’s how to be mentally prepared to conquer discomfort.
What can an elite college football coach teach swimmers about perseverance, mental toughness, and swimming faster than ever? Lots.
There is more to the sport of swimming than best times and endless morning workouts with your best friends. Here are some of the lessons from the pool.
The greatest pain comes not in the water. It’s wondering if we could have pushed ourselves a little further. Dealing with the elusive “what if?”
Australian Duncan Armstrong pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history by asking a simple question: “Why not me?”
The man, the legend, the moustache. Here is a breakdown of Gregg Troy’s favorite distance set that he uses with his swimmers.
Performance is heavily influenced by the self-talk you use. Deploy motivational self-talk (“You got this!”) in your practices to boost strength and endurance.
Want to have more consistent swim practices? Spend a couple moments evaluating what you did in the water for increased self-awareness.
Overcoming a troubled youth, Nelson Diebel stunned the swimming world winning gold in the 100m breaststroke at the Barcelona Olympics.
Want to take things to the next level in the water this season? Learn from the best swimmers in the sport past and present.